WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps. You must be using WhatsApp to stay connected with your friends, colleagues, and others. Recently It has rollout the six new Sticker Pack for Android and iOS. Also, it has rollout the Voice Playback Speed to both Android and iOS users.
Now it is working to introduce the new feature. This new feature is to secure your Chat Backup on WhatsApp. Today I am explaining to you about WhatsApp End-to-End Encrypted Backups. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
Also, Read WhatsApp rollout six new Sticker Packs
WhatsApp End-to-End Encrypted Backups feature
According to the WABetaInfo the feature tracker of WhatsApp that WhatsApp is working on the new End-to-End Encrypted Backup feature. This feature will help users to secure their backups when the users take the backup on Google Drive. Users can set the password to set the End-to-End Encrypted security on their backups.
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WhatsApp is working to introduce end-to-end encrypted backups in a future update! 🔐
The end-to-end encryption protects your backup from unauthorized access.https://t.co/X5uisWbBZ8
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) May 4, 2021
They can enter the password or passcode to decrypt their backups when they restore it on WhatsApp. Because of end-to-end encrypted security, no one can see your backup content. The unauthorized users won’t be able to access your content. Users have to set the passcode or password to configure the end-to-end encrypted backups to their backup.
WhatsApp will give the possibility to Change passwords or disable encryption when the encrypted backup is enabled as per the WABetaInfo report. It also said that the password is private and it won’t be shared with their parent company, Facebook. This feature is currently under development. It will roll out on the Future update.
If you lose your password then WhatsApp cannot help you to restore the password once the feature will available for the users. It seems that WhatsApp will also give the possibility to create the recovery key. This recovery key will help to restore that backup if users lose the password.